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Re: 5th Annual September Criterion Challenge - List Thread



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Viewing Icons: - First Ever Viewing | * - First Home Viewing | * - First Time Using Owned Media

Watched With: μ - M | τ - T | δ - D

August 31:
0.5 (#002) Shichinin no samurai - part 1 (1954) δ *
a.k.a. Seven Samurai

September 01:
1.5 (#628) The Forgiveness of Blood (2011) - library
- Truth on the Ground
- Acting Close To Home
- Auditions and Rehearsals
- Trailer
- Essay: How Things Work
2.5 (#628) The Forgiveness of Blood (2011) - commentary

September 02:
3.5 (#157) The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
- With the Filmmaker: Portraits by Albert Maysles, featuring Anderson (27:02)
- Interviews with and behind-the-scenes footage of actors Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, and Danny Glover (26:53)
- Outtakes (2:00)
- The Peter Bradley Show, featuring interviews with additional cast members (14:30)
- Trailers
- Essay: Faded Glories

September 06:
4.5 (#600) Anatomy of a Murder (1959) - library
- Newsreel (5:00)
- Trailer (4:50)

September 07:
5.0 (#141) Les Enfants du Paradis: Part 1: Boulevard of Crime (1945) - library
a.k.a. Children Of Paradise
6.0 (#259) Ā ma sœur! (2001) - library
a.k.a. Fat Girl
- Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of Fat Girl (5:30)
- Trailers (American 1:20) (French 1:12)
- Interview: Catherine Breillat Talks about her film and alternate ending (9:58)
- Essay: Sisters, Sex, and Sitcom

September 08:
6.5 (#141) Les Enfants du Paradis: Part 2: Man in White (1945) - library
7.5 (#426) The Ice Storm (1997) - library
- Trailer (2:30)
- Essay: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

September 13:
8.5 (#276) The River (1951) ☼ *
- Essay: The River (Ian Christie) 2005
- Essay: The River (Alexander Sesonske) 1989

September 21:
9.5 (LD #160) Jason and the Argonauts (1963) - Calgary International Film Festival
Essay - Jason and the Argonauts (Bruce Eder)

September 22:
10.5 (#612) Copie conforme (2010) - library
a.k.a. Certified Copy
- Interview: Abbas Kiarostami - Love Is An Illusion (16:02)
11.5 (#616) Shallow Grave (1994) - library
- trailer

September 23:
12.5 (LD #059) The Wizard of Oz (1939) - 3D IMAX

September 28:
13.0 (#002) Shichinin no samurai - part 2 (1954) *
a.k.a. Seven Samurai
14.0 (#321) Jungfrukällan (1960) *
a.k.a. The Virgin Spring
- Introduction by Ang Lee (7:04)

September 29:
15.0 (#230) 3 Women (1977)
- Theatrical Teaser Trailer (1:28)
- Theatrical Trailer (3:14)
- TV spot 1 (0:32)
- TV spot 2 (0:32)
- Essay - Dream Project (David Sterritt)
16.0 (#230) 3 Women (1977) - commentary

September 30:
17.0 (#636) Heaven's Gate (1980) δ - library
18.0 (#260) Eyes Without a Face (1960)
- Theatrical Trailer (3:24) - as The Horror Chamber of Dr. Faustus with Manster
- Theatrical Trailer (3:44)
- Short Film: Blood of the Beasts, Georges Franju’s 1949 documentary about the slaughterhouses of Paris
- director's explanation of short film

Spoiler:
Checklist


The checklist is completely optional. It is just a "fun" inclusion to give one a sense of accomplishment, to help one diversify viewing, or to use as a guide on what to watch next.

Feature Presentation
Watch one film from every decade covered by Criterion.
-X- 1920/1930 - The Wizard of Oz
-X- 1940 - Les Enfants du Paradis
-X- 1950 - Seven Samurai, Anatomy of a Murder, The River
-X- 1960 - Jason and the Argonauts, The Virgin Spring, Eyes Without a Face
-X- 1970 - 3 Women
-X- 1980 - Heaven's Gate
-X- 1990 - The Ice Storm, Shallow Grave
-X- 2000 - The Royal Tenenbaums, Ā ma sœur!
-X- 2010 - The Forgiveness of Blood, Certified Copy

Watch something from spine number range:
-X- 001-050 - Seven Samurai (#002)
-X- 051-100 - The Wizard of Oz (LD #059)
-X- 101-150 - Les Enfants du Paradis (#141)
-X- 151-200 - The Royal Tenenbaums (#157), Jason and the Argonauts (LD #160)
-X- 201-250 - 3 Women (#230)
-X- 251-300 - Ā ma sœur! (#259), The River (#276), Eyes Without a Face (#260)
-X- 301-350 - The Virgin Spring (#321)
--- 351-400 -
-X- 401-450 - The Ice Storm (#426)
--- 451-500 -
--- 501-550 –
-X- 551-600 - Anatomy of a Murder (#600)
-X- 601-650 - The Forgiveness of Blood (#628), Certified Copy (#612), Shallow Grave (#616), Heaven's Gate (#636)
--- 650-700 -
--- an Eclipse title -
-X- Watch a title not released on DVD by Criterion (Hint:
Check DVD Spine# here for some eligible titles Check DVD Spine# here for some eligible titles
) - Jason and the Argonauts, The Wizard of Oz

Watch films in at least 5 languages.
-X- First language, Albanian, The Forgiveness of Blood.
-X- Second language, Japanese, Seven Samurai.
-X- Third language, English, The Royal Tenenbaums.
-X- Fourth language, French, Les Enfants du Paradis, Eyes Without a Face.
-X- Fifth language, Swedish, The Virgin Spring.
French, English, Italian, Certified Copy.

Watch 5 films from different people in Criterion's Explore People section (Each title must be unique. For example, Pierrot Le Fou could NOT count for Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean-Luc Godard, and Anna Karina, just one)
-X- Akira Kurosawa, (Seven Samurai)
-X- Wes Anderson, (The Royal Tenenbaums)
-X- Jean Renoir, (The River)
-X- Jean-Claude Carričre, (Certified Copy)
-X- Ingmar Bergman, (The Virgin Spring)
Sven Nykvist, (The Virgin Spring)
Robert Altman, (3 Women)

Watch a film from 5 different “themes” on Criterion’s website
-X- Samurai Cinema, (Seven Samurai)
-X- Growing Pains, (The Forgiveness of Blood), The River
-X- Great Soundtracks, (The Royal Tenenbaums)
-X- Classic Hollywood, (Anatomy of a Murder)
-X- Poetic Realism, (Les Enfants du Paradis)
Cut!, (The Ice Storm)
Faith on Film, (The River), The Virgin Spring
First Films, Shallow Grave
New American Cinema, 3 Women
America, America, Heaven's Gate
Cult Movies, Eyes Without a Face
Little Something Extra, Eyes Without a Face
Scary Movies, Eyes Without a Face
Suspense!, Eyes Without a Face

Special Edition Features
Read 5 essays from the Criterion booklets and/or listed here
-X- How Things Work, (The Forgiveness of Blood)
-X- Faded Glories, (The Royal Tenenbaums)
-X- Sisters, Sex, and Sitcom, (Ā ma sœur!)
-X- Baby, It’s Cold Outside, (The Ice Storm)
-X- The River - Ian Christie 2005 (The River)
The River - Alexander Sesonske 1989 (The River)
Jason and the Argonauts - Bruce Eder (Jason and the Argonauts)
Dream Project - David Sterritt (3 Women

Watch 5 Criterion supplemental interviews.
-X- First Interview Name, (The Forgiveness of Blood)
-X- Primary cast interviews, (The Royal Tenenbaums)
-X- Catherine Breillat, (Ā ma sœur!)
-X- Abbas Kiarostami - Love Is An Illusion, (Certified Copy)
--- Fifth Interview Name, (insert film title)

Watch 5 Criterion Theatrical Trailers
-X- The Forgiveness of Blood
-X- The Royal Tenenbaums (x2)
-X- Anatomy of a Murder
-X- Ā ma sœur! (x2)
-X- The Ice Storm
Shallow Grave
3 Women (x4)
Eyes Without a Face (x2)

-X- Watch a film with commentary – The Forgiveness of Blood, 3 Women
-X- Watch a supplemental short film – Blood of the Beast (22:00) (Eyes Without a Face)
-X- Watch a Criterion disc completely. Every part of it. - The Forgiveness of Blood, 3 Women
--- Watch an entire Criterion Collector's Set/Eclipse Box Set/Top Ten List -
--- Listen to a Criterion/Eclipse film soundtrack -

Criterion.com
Twitter - @Criterion
Flickchart - The Best Criterion Collection Films
Flickchart: The Blog - Criterion Commentaries
ICheckMovies.com - The Criterion Collection
iCheckMovies - Criterion's Eclipse Collection
Flickchart - Criterion Collection on Hulu
Flickchart - Criterion Eclipse Titles
Flickchart - Criterion Collection
Travis McClain's Criterion for Noobs

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